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Sea Foam Motel

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7111 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotels like this are difficult to rate. I usually love these old-fashioned places and overlook a lot for the atmosphere they provide. I loved that it had a screen door so you could leave your door open and get fresh air. The location is perfect, right on the beach. The bed was pretty comfy and the sheets were soft. The... More 

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Northern Virginia, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Seafoam Motel is cozy. There is nothing fancy, yet the price is right for someone on a budget. The pool is usually always clean, the grounds stay clean and nicely landscaped/mowed. There is free coffee in the mornings next to the ice and snack machine. The gazebo is wonderful in the mornings/evenings, so sit and chat, take photos, and relax.... More 

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woodbridge,va
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here before when I was a child and I really love the older original beach motor court motels that are sadly disappearing. The Sea Foam is still nicely kept up with a nice little patio area to eat at , great pool where my son made lots of friends and I really loved the room. Ours was ocean... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location, location, location. Easy beach access, near lots of restaurants and activities for kids and adults. Get a second floor room and you have a great view from your porch. Most who stay here have been coming for years, everyone is very friendly. Gazebo is awesome, slope to the ocean is not too strenuous. The pool is clean, and perfect... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As soon as we pulled up to this motel, the nostalgia starts to reach you. Families & sand everywhere with towels hanging over the railings and screen doors on every room. Then we went into our room and I was immediately reminded of family vacation as a kid. Everything brings back memories of what motels used to be like! The... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second time staying here and it was even nicer than the last time. This time we had a standard (last time was an efficiency) and the room was large enough for our family of 5 (2 on each bed plus a blow up bed). The fridge was small (camper size), as was the microwave, but both worked... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Had an amazing stay at this motel! Our room was right in front of the ocean and it was excellent! The staff was nice and our room was clean. Probably the best place to stay for a great price if you want the view of the ocean. Also, walked right out the back door on to the beach which was... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My boyfriend and I took a quick weekend trip to Nag's Head and while we wanted something economical, we also wanted location, location, location. The Sea Foam fits both our needs. True, it's older. But it has better signage! If you get an ocean facing room...I mean who could ask for a better view ( second floor if you want... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Stayed 1 night and that was long enough. The place is in need of some maintenance. The room was dark and dingy, the bath had been repaired and was'nt even clean, the bug nets on the doors were either missing or torn, the windows were not clean, all in all, this place is a dump, only stayed because it was... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Awesome place right on the Ocean. Screen doors on front and back of rooms and wood panneled walls harken back to another time. Rooms are air conditioned for days too hot to just use the screen doors for ventilation. Although reminding me of somewhere out of my childhood, the room did have modern amenities such as a mini fridge, microwave... More 

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